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20 Cards in this Set

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Mass politics
late 19th Century, increased suffrage, literacy
ordinary people increase loyalty to gov
Kaiser Wilhelm I
ultimate power of German Empire
24 states and Prussia
Center party
Catholics, approved Bismarcks policy of centralizing and promoted concept of PARTICULARISM which advocated regional priorities
Democratic Socialist Party
Marxist, social change
struggle for civilization
Wilhelm II
German king
hated Bismarck, opposed Bismarck's effort to outlaw SPD, forced Bismarck to resign
3rd Republic of France
2nd Empire done with capture of Napoleon in Franco-Prussian War
New national assembly, Adophe Thiers is chief executive
Paris Commune
Paris Commune
radical communist group, refused to recognize authority, lay siege to Paris: Civil war against French Army
Dreyfus Affair
military falsely charge Captain Alfred Dreyfus (Jew) with supplying secrets to Germans
Emile Zola condemns military in "J,accuse"
1906: Dreyfus declared innocent, cause alliance between moderate Republican and socialists
Bejamin Disraeli
Led Conservative Party in England
Lord Palmerson is Whig PM
aggressive power, expansion of British Empire
wrote "Sybil"
Influenced by "on Liberty"
passed Feform Bill of 1867
Liberal Party
formerly Whig party
led by Gladstone
William Gladston
English liberal prime minister
expanded franchise
opposed imperialism
Reform Act of 1884
Reform Act of 1884
2 million new voters: granted suffrage to men on countryside
under Gladstone
Fabian society
revisionist Marxism
violent revolution not needed
popular socialist group to be in
Irish Question
Young Ireland
what to do with ireland (english) most serious problem
Young Ireland
1848 nationalistic movement
Irish Home Rule
Ulster opposed (province in Ireland)
Glastone supported it
led to Easter Reebellion
Easter Rebellion
Irish Home Rule Act, Ulster didn't want it
lots dead
Russia's dream of uniting all Slavic people under one government
Congress of Berlin 1878
Russia got little: resentment toward Germany
recognition of Roman, Serbian, Montenegro independence
Cyprus to england
nothing for Russia
(post Crimean War)